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Frontispiece for the novel Whirlpool vol.3 (Uzumaki). The women's hair is highlighted with shomenzuri (burnishing), a deluxe printing technique.

Artist:  Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878 - 1972)

Signed: Kiyokata

Seal: Kiyokata

Publisher: Ryubunkan

Date: 1913

Format: Kuchi-e; woodblock printed 


12'' x 8 1/2''


Deluxe printing. Fine color, impression, and condition. Slight creases from folding. 



Kiyokata - Mother and daughter kuchi-e